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Call for applications - Iheap, Session XII, Paris and New York

Posted 31 August 2016 in External News and Events

Iheap is a post graduate institute for research and experimentation in art. It represents the educational branch of the Biennale de Paris. Iheap offers to its researchers an unprecedented course of study that aims to liberate them from the inherited ideas of 20th century art history. It proposes to them an inquiry into the crucial issues of 21st century art, the history of which is now unfolding and in which they might eventually participate.

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Conference - The International Arts & Antiquities Security Forum (IAASF)

Posted 30 August 2016 in External News and Events

A brand new conference addressing the impact of crime and theft in the arts and cultural sector launches at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, NewcastleGateshead, on Friday 11 November.

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Conference - Public Statues Across Time and Cultures

Posted 30 August 2016 in External News and Events

Throughout history and across cultures people have set up statues in public spaces - to honour rulers, to reward benefactors, to worship gods and goddesses or simply to admire. This 2 day conference brings together leading historians, art historians and archaeologists to discuss the role played by public statues in historical cultures ranging from ancient China to modern Turkey, from Palmyra to Georgian England.

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Conference - Culture Comms

Posted 24 August 2016 in External News and Events

Culture Comms exists to help cultural and heritage PRs share insights, ideas and interesting stories.

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Forthcoming Event: Georgiana Houghton: Spirit Drawings Study Day

Posted 19 August 2016 in External News and Events

This one-day symposium which is being held in conjunction with the Georgiana Houghton: Spirit Drawings exhibition will bring together a range of artists, curators, art historians and historians of spiritualism to explore the connections between art, spiritualism and creativity in the nineteenth century to the present day.

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Upcoming event - A Dialogue on Science and Arts: Beauty of the Universe

Posted 17 August 2016 in External News and Events

A Dialogue on Science and Arts: Beauty of the Universe
By Prof. Michael Green (Cambridge), Prof. John Barrow (Cambridge), Prof. Martin Kemp (Oxford) and Prof. Steve Miller (UCL)

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Call for Papers - parallax journal 'Performative Afterlife'

Posted 17 August 2016 in External News and Events

Call for papers for a special edition of parallax, an international peer reviewed journal of philosophy and cultural theory, on the subject of performative iteration and afterlife (Nachleben) understood as the way in which performance or art works stage or inscribe the future in the present.

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Call for applications - International Research Award

Posted 10 August 2016 in External News and Events

The Max Weber Foundation and the Historisches Kolleg are inviting applications for the third time for the International Research Award.

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Course for museum and art professionals - Diploma in Art Profession Law and Ethics

Posted 8 August 2016 in External News and Events

The five-day course is being offered, upon invitation by the Courtauld Institute Law Society, by the Institute of Art & Law, a UK-based educational organisation that has been offering art law courses for twenty years. The course will focus on the legal issues related to the art world, as well as ethics.

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